The Erlang mailing list
Joe Armstrong (TN/EAB)
Wed Aug 30 11:36:46 CEST 2006
Once upon a time we started an Erlang mailing list.
We used majordomo - we said "Let's put everything into one group" -
if the traffic gets too much we can split the group.
Then we split the groups.
To sign up you have to go to www.erlang.org then click on FAQs +
then you can read the old archives, or sign up so you get sent the mails
so that you can post to the list.
This list seems to be exploding - as does traffic to the Erlang blogs.
Recently there have been large numbers of posts to this list on porting
and beginners questions.
I think it is time to migrate to a forum and make a finer sub-division
The best alternative seems to be http://forum.trapexit.org/
The distribution of traffic at trapexit is very skew
For example, there is a group Installing Erlang (at trap exit) with 3
but erlang-questions has 5318 posts - which get cross posted from
Seems to me, like it would be a good idea to register with and post to
trap-exit, otherwise this group will disintegrate with the volume of
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